❰PDF / Epub❯ ★ Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World Author Dan Koeppel – E17streets4all.co.uk A gripping biological detective story that uncovers the myth, mystery, and endangered fate of the world s most humble fruit To most people, a banana is a banana a simple yellow fruit Americans eat ban A gripping biological detective story that uncovers Fate of eBook ↠ the myth, mystery, and endangered fate of the world s most humble fruit To most people, a banana is a banana a simple yellow fruit Americans eat bananas than apples and oranges combined In others parts of the world, bananas are what keep millions of people alive But for all its ubiquity, the banana is surprisingly mysterious nobody knows how bananas evolved or exactly where they originated Rich cultural lore surrounds the fruit Banana: The PDF/EPUB or In ancient translations of the Bible, the apple consumed by Eve is actually a banana it makes sense, doesn t it Entire Central American nations have been said to rise and fall over the banana But the biggest mystery about the banana today is whether it will survive A seedless fruit with a unique reproductive system, every banana is a genetic duplicate of the next, and therefore susceptible to the same blights Today s yellow banana, the Cavendish, is increasingly threatened The Fate of MOBI ô by such a blight and there s no cure in sight Banana combines a pop science journey around the globe, a fascinating tale of an iconic American business enterprise, and a look into the alternately tragic and hilarious banana subculture one does exist ultimately taking us to the high tech labs where new bananas are literally being built in test tubes, in a race to save the world s most beloved fruit.
Dan Koeppel is a well known outdoors, Fate of eBook ↠ nature, and adventure writer who has written for the New York Times Magazine, Outside, Audubon, Popular Science, and National Geographic Adventure, where he is a contributing editor Koeppel has also appeared on CNN and Good Morning America, and is a former commentator for Public Radio International s Marketplace.
- 281 pages
- Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World
- Dan Koeppel
- 17 November 2019 Dan Koeppel